Oct 02 2018

Kiawah Island Garden Club: October 2018

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection In September the Kiawah Island Garden Club had its first meeting of the year and was treated to a talk and demonstration by Sue Lord, a master of Ikebana, about the techniques and theories of this ancient Japanese art of flower arrangement.  Ikebana is also known as “kado”, …

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Oct 02 2018

Charleston Moves’ Annual Pedal & Panache

By Savannah Brennan for The Island Connection Charleston Moves presents our 4th annual Pedal & Panache on Nov. 7 at Cannon Green! This year’s gala features soulful, funky music by Charleston’s own The Black Diamond Band, an open bar stocked with local beer, wine, and a special cocktail by The Rarebit, upscale hors d’oeuvres from …

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Oct 01 2018

Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club Accepting Public Nominations

By Alan Armstrong for The Island Connection The Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club is soliciting nominations for its Angel Oak Award. The annual award was first presented in 2012 and recognizes a person who performs volunteer services, which contribute significantly to the people and/or quality of life of Wadmalaw, Johns, Kiawah, and/ or Seabrook Island. The award …

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Oct 01 2018

Three Island Challenge Is Back

By Colin McCandless for Island Connection The Three Island Challenge, an annual golf event starting in October and continuing through early November, will pit three teams from Wild Dunes, Seabrook Island and Kiawah Island against each other in a game called “Nines.” Lasting over the course of three matches, the first round of 18 holes …

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Sep 28 2018

Seabrook Island Artists Guild: October 2018

By Betsy Turner for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artist Guild is very excited to bring Beth Tockey Williams, a “Signature Member” of the Pastel Society of America and an award-winning artist, to our next meeting, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 2–4 p.m. at the Lake House. Williams earned her B.F.A. in Art Education …

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Sep 27 2018

Fleming Tennis Tournament Around The Corner

By Dale and Patti Leibach for The Island Connection With Florence and the summer behind us, attention on Seabrook Island now turns to the 35th annual Alan Fleming Tennis Tournament slated for Oct. 3–7. The Alan Fleming Tennis Tournament began as a local Seabrook Island event in the early 1980s. Since then it has grown …

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Sep 26 2018

Shellfish Season Opening October 1

By Erin Weeks for Island Connection The 2018-2019 season for recreational harvest of shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels and other bivalves) in coastal waters of South Carolina will open one-half hour before official sunrise on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. The recreational shellfish season will remain open through May 15, 2019, unless conditions warrant extending or shortening …

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Sep 26 2018

Kiawah Island Rescinds Beach Light Violation

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The Aug. 17 issue of The Island Connection featured Timbers Kiawah (TK) and its intent to be good neighbors. That issue of the newspaper had just gone to print, when reports of lights on the beach started arriving. Kiawah resident Paula Feldman called the Town of …

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Sep 25 2018

Sea Level Rise Report Released

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer NASA’s website credits Wallace Broecker of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory with coining the term “Global Warming,” in a paper he wrote in 1975. His prescient study didn’t catch on outside the scientific community, and later attempts by others to morph the moniker into “Climate Change” …

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Sep 22 2018

Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic Hosts A Cause For Fashion

By Carrier Moores for Island Connection Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is excited to announce the first annual “A Cause For Fashion” fundraiser, to take place at The River Course at Kiawah Island Club on Nov. 9, 2018, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will include a runway fashion show featuring boutique clothing lines by …

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